Assistant Secretary


Edvicon International

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Full Time
2y ago

Company Description

Edvicon International is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization registered under the Digital Infrastructure & Information Technology Division, Ministry of Defense, Sri Lanka.

Edvicon International wants to enhance the quality of education the students receive and enhance the literacy among the Sri Lankan students and students from our member countries while being in an educated International Community.

Edvicon International always fights to give the best out of bests for it's members while focusing on the organization's vision, mission and organizational values. We are determined to prepare and empower our members with skills and knowledge required to be a challenging figure when they are ready to be in the industry right after completing the education.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will use a strategic mindset to drive the future success of the company by aligning teams under one vision. With responsibility for all program areas, this candidate will execute all areas of need for the organization including management in the following areas: fiscal, operational, program development, community relations, and board relations. 


  • Dedicate 1 hour per day for the organizational work

  • Proactively assist to manage complex calendar for a global executive, including scheduling meetings/calls across multiple time zones, meeting preparation, and organization

  • Effectively assist to prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously and proactively, triage correspondence and inquiries following through on projects to successful completion

  • Assist to manage and track key department initiatives, service anniversaries, and employee recognition - prepare quarterly updates

  • Perform research as required

  • Continuously demonstrate sound judgment and initiative

  • Exercise the highest degree of discretion when handling confidential matters

  • Build high trust relationships, demonstrating leadership and credibility in all duties performed

  • Other duties as assigned to support the organization

  • Prepare agendas, reports, and materials for board meetings

  • Create and maintain relationships with individuals and organizations to facilitate the success of the organization


  • Previous management or relevant experience

  • Proven track record of demonstrating integrity and trustworthiness in handling sensitive and confidential information

  • Knowledge and understanding of legal terms, concepts, and principles preferred

  • Ability to prioritize and keep track of projects and assignments, exercising frequent independent judgment, initiative, and tact

  • Willingness to accept increased responsibilities

  • Advanced proficiency with contemporary office technology/software, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Google mail, calendar, drive, and function-specific software

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including a high degree of accuracy with spelling and grammar

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • Outstanding time-management, and organizational skills

  • Experience in large-scale program management (Optional)

Additional Information

Our company culture and ways of working are key differentiators for us and a big part of what distinguishes us from our competitors. Trust, Collaboration, and Agility are the cornerstones of how we operate and interact with members, partners, and coworkers. We strive to give our members education solutions that perfectly match their current needs and can flex to cover all eventualities in the future. To achieve that, we go the extra mile in terms of service, availability, and commitment. That’s why #ProudlyEdvicon.

Our idea is simple: give people a trusting work environment, promote collaboration across continental, regional, and departmental divides, and make sure there are enough freedom and flexibility to integrate volunteerism and life. Looking at the above-average tenure of our volunteers, we’d say it has been a winning recipe. But it doesn’t stop at volunteer satisfaction. 

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